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US folk musician Richie Havens reprises his 1969 performance of Freedom at the site of the original Woodstock Music Festival in Bethel, New York, in  2009. Photograph: Eric Thayer/Reuters

US folk musician Richie Havens, who opened the historic 1969 Woodstock musical festival and energised the crowd with his version of Motherless Chil(...)

Child rapporteur  Geoffrey Shannon: “The question is whether sufficient efforts are being made to support families.”   Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The Health Service Executive initiated 20 per cent more childcare cases last year than it did in 2011, according to new data r(...)

The research found 86 per cent of children in Ireland were happy with their lives, while there was also a “significant decline” in the number of those smoking and more modest declines in drinking and teenage pregnancy. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Ireland has been named the 10th best place in the world for children to grow up among a list of developed countries, ranking a(...)

Dr Carol Coulter (left) and the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Frances Fitzgerald at the launch of the Child Care Law Reporting Project, in Dublin in November 2012. Photograph: Eric Luke/ The Irish Times

Legislating for surrogacy has been put back on the agenda by the recent High Court ruling that the genetic mother of twins, rather than the wom(...)

Takes of a travel addict
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  • March 23, 2013, 06:00

It’s been over a decade since I spent three months in China, travelling from the diamond sky-lined eastern cities to the furthest reaches of th(...)

 Members of Gorey Community School with their Project Smile, promoting positive mental health and making people happier at the Young Social Innovators event in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/Irish Times

Male anorexia, teenage suicide and the lack of disability-friendly playgrounds were just some of the issues raised at a Young Social Innovator(...)

Unfazed: John Hurt says he’s not concerned by the mention of the great Krapps who have preceded him, such as Patrick Magee, Harold Pinter and Michael Gambon. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Breakfast interviews often turn out to be a bad idea. You can easily end up with a recorded interview that you can’t really hear because it’s f(...)

If Jesus were alive today he would probably wear jeans or track-suits. He would not dress in clothes such as those worn by the cardinals who ga(...)

Soldiers marching outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, where a session of the National People’s Congress is being held. Photograph: Feng Li/Getty Images

China’s parliament has announced that it plans to trim back government ministries, including shutting the powerful but corrup(...)

Long drawn-out: Aidan Gillen and Leila Mimmack in the series Mayday, which was two episodes too long

Perhaps I have watched too many crime dramas, but any time a station radically changes its schedule to make room for a series, I suspect all is(...)

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